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Iron Deficiency and Hair Loss

by Viviscal Hair Expert on April 24th, 2017
How to fight hair loss due to anemia

This post was originally published on April 14th, 2015. Last updated: April 24th, 2017 Many women and men have iron deficiency (anemia). The symptoms of iron deficiency include fatigue, shortness of breath, frequent infections, pica (craving non-food items such as chalk or ice), brittle nails and hair loss. If you believe you have anemia, have […]

Choosing Whether to Begin DHT Therapy

by Viviscal Hair Expert on March 23rd, 2017
DHT Therapry and hair loss in men

DHT blockers help to prevent the hormone testosterone from reacting with 5-alpha reductase and producing dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which bonds with androgen receptors at the root of hair follicles and interrupts the normal hair-growth cycle by denying nutrients to hair shafts.

Hair Loss in Young Women

by Viviscal Hair Expert on January 12th, 2017
Temporary Hair Loss in Young Women

Hair loss in young women is much more common than you might think. Even when there is no genetic history of hair loss in your family, there are a lot of factors that can cause visible (although usually temporary) hair loss in women under 30.